Third International Conference on Social Protection “Migration, Development and Social Welfare: Implications and New Insights” | 10 Oct – 11 Oct 2017

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The International Conference on Social Protection scheduled to take place from 10th – 11th October 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, is based on the theme “Migration, Development and Social Welfare: Implications and New Insights”. The Conference is organized by the Social Security Research Centre (SSRC), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya.

We would like to invite all researchers, policy-makers, administrators, staff, students and other members of the international social security community to come together and discuss on how social security can adapt to emerging challenges.


Papers are welcome on the following themes (details attached):

Theme 1: Retirement Migration

Theme 2: Rural-Urban Migration

Theme 3: Labour Market and Irregular/Illegal Migration

Theme 4: Social Justice and Human Rights

Theme 5: Education and Health

Theme 6: Economics and Social Policy

Important dates:
Extended Abstract Submission : 20 April 2017
Notification of Abstract Acceptance : 20 May 2017
Full Paper Submission : 20 September 2017

We would also appreciate your kind assistance in circulating this announcement within your esteemed organization.

For more information, please visit our conference website. Please do not hesitate to call us or email at for any inquiries.



The Social Security Research Centre (SSRC) was established in March 2011 at the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA), University of Malaya to initiate and carry out research, teaching and dissemination of evidence-based knowledge in the area of social security, including old age financial protection in order to enhance the understanding of this critical topic to promote economic development and social cohesion in Malaysia.

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